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Stories from Monday, February 2, 2009

Student makes threat against President (02/02/09)
A Northview High School student was recently heard making a threat against President Barack Obama. The student made the threat while students were watching Obama being sworn in as the 44th President on Jan. 20. No details have been released regarding the threat but Secret Service officials were notified of the incident...
The Snow Devil! (02/02/09)
Area resident Mark Buckingham took his children to Van Buren Elementary School recently to do some sledding. While there, they decided to build a snowman in front of the building. The regular snowman was eventually transformed to a "Snow Devil," as the original mascot for Van Buren High School was the Blue Devils. Posed next to the "Snow Devil," is Buckingham's daughter Jessica, who is a third-grader at the school. Mark Buckingham provided the photograph to The Brazil Times...
The iceman cometh! (02/02/09)
Using the recent 10 inches of snow as inspiration, Brazil resident David Wilson spent a few hours in his front yard creating a unique snowman Sunday afternoon. "It's packed pretty tight," Wilson told The Brazil Times Monday. "It melted a little bit, but I think it will hold up alright." Wilson said several neighbors and sightseers have stopped by to take pictures of the "snow teddy bear" located at his home at 118 South Murphy Ave...
Man arrested for theft twice (02/02/09)
A Putnam County man is arrested two separate times for theft and resisting law enforcement by local authorities in less than 72 hours. Around 8:30 p.m., Friday, William B. Ross, 59, was involved with a verbal dispute with employees of a local grocery store about his alleged shoplifting when off-duty BCPD Reserve Officer Rick Swearingen entered the building...
Commissioners make decision on rail study (02/02/09)
The Clay County Commissioners have come to a consensus decision on an engineering firm to conduct a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rail Study. During the afternoon portion of Monday's meeting, Hannum, Wagle and Cline Engineering (HWC), Terre Haute, and Clark Dietz, Indianapolis, made pitches to get the project, which will determine the status of the railroad lines and feasibility of economic development of the Chinook Mine area...
School bus involved in accident (02/02/09)
On Monday, schools reopened and students safely returned to their classes after a winter storm provided an unscheduled three-day vacation last week. However, one school bus experienced a slight problem while heading home. Shortly after 8 a.m., one of the Clay Community School Corporation's buses was struck by a vehicle in an area south of the intersection of State Road 59 and White Rock Road, just south of the Brazil National Guard Armory...
Knightsville Town Council to meet (02/02/09)
The Knightsville Town Council will meet for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m., at the Knightsville Community Center. The meeting is open to the public.
Grand opening! (02/02/09)
Sunshine Realty Group recently celebrated its grand opening with members of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce. Those in attendance included (from left) Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Chamber President Ted Paris, Sunshine Realty owner Robin Sherman, Chamber officer manager Dalene Nelson, and chamber members Mike Petersen and Kenny Crabb. The office is located at 12035 N CR 350 E, Brazil. Not pictured: Sunshine Realty Group administrative assistant Ashleigh Smith and web designer Megan Nees...
Commissioner's meeting highlights (02/02/09)
Highlights of business conducted during Monday morning's meeting of the Clay County Commissioners included: The commissioners passed a resolution setting the price listings for the properties which could potentially be part of a tax certificate sale in the upcoming months. ...
City Council to have special meeting (02/02/09)
The Brazil City Council will conduct a special meeting Wednesday, at 6 p.m., to discuss animal control. The publis is welcome to attend.
Eighth-grade orientation set (02/02/09)
Orientation for eighth-graders at Northview High School will take place at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, at the high school auditeria.
Raines career-night leads Northview past Clay City (02/02/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The annual girls' basketball battle between Clay City and Northview High School had a little bit of an extra edge this season after the Eels claimed a victory on the Knights' home court last season. Northview came in with a little extra fire in its eyes this year and was able to utilize its depth and a heavy dose of senior Spring Raines to claim a 71-54 victory over the Eels...
Northview baseball meeting (02/02/09)
Northview baseball will have a parent meeting for all high school players interested in playing baseball are invited to a meeting on February 10th at 6:00 in the Northview Cafeteria.
Northview freshmen win North Montgomery Tourney (02/02/09)
Staff Report The Northview freshmen boys' basketball team scored a recent win of the North Montgomery Invitational. The Knights scored a 42-37 win in the opening game against Guerin Catholic paced by a 14-point effort from Dillon Reynolds and eight from Chance Talbot...
Monday's high school basketball scores (02/02/09)
Monday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Rochester 80, Northfield 49 Seton Catholic 60, Greenwood Christian 57 GIRLS' BASKETBALL Barr-Reeve 59, Springs Valley 21 Bethany Christian 64, Elkhart Christian 37 Centerville 55, Eastern Hancock 34...
Wisconsin-Green Bay knocks off No. 11 Butler (02/02/09)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Ryan Tillema scored 21 points and Wisconsin-Green Bay was almost perfect from the free-throw line in a 75-66 upset of No. 11 Butler on Monday. Tillema scored 18 of his points in the second half for Green Bay (18-6, 10-2 Horizon League), which shot 32-for-35 from the free-throw line and didn't miss from the line until the final 9 minutes of the game...
Summit denied 1,000th career win in loss to No. 2 Sooners (02/02/09)
By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY -- Pat Summitt walked off the court still stuck on 999 wins. Courtney Paris bounded away with tears of joy despite her remarkable double-double streak coming to an end. Paris had gotten a double-double in an NCAA-record 112 straight games before coming up just short against No. ...
Norma Weise (02/02/09)
Norma Weise, 76, Rockville, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was the daughter of Harry Rodgers and Nancy Faye Rodgers. Survivors include sons Randall E. Weise and wife Nancy, Rockville, and Daniel J. Weise and wif Melissa, Otterbien, Ind., daughters Karen A. Hill, Rockville, and Peggy W. Hutchens and husband Kent, Bridgeton, brother Robert Rodgers, New Market, sister Dorothy Rodgers Craig, Crawfordsville, and 12 grandchildren...
Louada L. White (02/02/09)
Louada L. White, 77, Coal City, died Jan. 29, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born on Aug. 14, 1931, in Clay County, the daughter of Archie and Audrey Funk Horn. She graduated from Clay City High School in 1950 and married Hardy White on March 30, 1953...
Ethel Farrimond Creasey Hughes (02/02/09)
Ethel Farrimond Creasey Hughes, 86, Terre Haute, passed away in her residence on Jan. 30, 2009, at 3:45 p.m. She was born in West Terre Haute, on June 22, 1922, to Henry Farrimond and Alice Ann Chritchley Farrimond. Ethel loved to travel, especially to Branson, Mo., and was an avid fan of The Lennon Sisters, Lawrence Welk and Tinkerbell and was a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother...
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